Causes of Action for Representing COVID-19 Pandemic Whistleblowers

Presented by Max Barack

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Course Description

Length: 1h 18min    Published: 4/14/2021    
Litigation surrounding employees fired for their part in holding employers accountable for workplace safety during the COVID-19 pandemic is on the rise. Although the pandemic is relatively new, these whistleblowers can rely on existing labor and employment causes action to make their claim. This presentation covers some of the options for representing workers during the COVID-19 pandemic that frequently come up in the context of whistleblower and retaliatory discharge actions. It is intended to provide a framework for what attorneys should consider. Note that this presentation referenced Illinois as well as federal law. Please check the law in your local jurisdiction and how it applies to the issues discussed.
Learning Objectives
* Get an overview of at-will employment and its statutory exceptions
* Learn about retaliatory discharge and how it can be used in COVID-19 cases
* Understand additional state and federal statutes that may protect workers in COVID-19 whistleblower cases

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Presented By:

Max Barack

Chicago, IL

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